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Trade Secrets and How to Protect Them

Trade Secrets and How to Protect Them A trade secret is a type of intellectual property distinguished from three others, namely copyrights, trademarks, and patents. Advantages of a Trade Secret No time limit like patents and copyrights No requirement for

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You Must Give Up These 5 Things to Be Debt Free

No matter who you are, almost everyone carries some debt. According to some recent statistics from ValuePenguin.com, the total U.S. consumer debt is $3.4 trillion. Additionally, nearly 40 percent of all American households have some level of credit card debt,

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Give These New Hobbies a Try in 2017 

Are you looking for something new to try this year? You better get going because the year is practically half over. If you’re tired of all the old, run-of-the-mill hobbies and you want a new adventure to pass some time,

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Simple Ways to Build a Better Tax Plan

Does it seem possible that more than two months have already passed since the 2017 tax season ended? That means the 2018 tax season is not that far away, and now is a good time to make your tax plan

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Will One of Trump’s Top Tax Breaks Get the Axe?

As the new president and his administration continue to tout their big plans for a major tax overhaul in the U.S., it remains to be seen if the proposals will get passed in the House and Senate. While both branches

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The Best Dining Experiences Around the Globe

Looking for some of the best dining experiences from around the world? Obviously, this list will not include any of your standard chain restaurants that serve burgers and chicken wings, not that there’s anything wrong with those options. However, for

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Accountability in Four Easy Steps

Source: Partner Insights The following includes excerpts, reproduced with permission, from an article by Marty Stanley, president of Dynamic Dialog, Inc. Accountability hasn’t been considered the “next big idea” because it’s not “flashy.” There are no “bragging rights” about implementing an

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Is There Still Time to File My 2016 Taxes?

The tax deadline this year has obviously passed, and most people have pushed the subject of taxes to the furthest part of their minds. However, for those who still haven’t filed a return, the tax season continues. That begs the

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Top Careers for Working Parents

Let’s face it, being a parent is a tough job. Long hours, no holidays or vacation days, and the pay is anything but spectacular. Of course, parenting has some great rewards, and most parents wouldn’t trade those intangible benefits for

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Are There Any Tax Benefits Coming to the Middle Class?

Now that the president and his administration have announced their plans for an overhaul to our nation’s tax system and code, most taxpayers are wondering how it will affect them. While there are many reports that the nation’s wealthiest will

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